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Photos: Chavez Jr. Retains The WBC Title, Stops Manfredo

Reliant Arena, Houston, Texas - WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (44-0-1, 31KOs) stopped Peter Manfredo Jr. (37-7, 20KOs) in the fifth round. In the fifth, Chavez hurt Manfredo with a wicked counter right hand and then started battering him against the ropes. Referee Laurence Cole tried to give Manfredo time to recover but Manfredo did little to defend himself and he did not punch back, which promoted the Cole to step in. Prior to the stoppage, Manfredo put forth a good effort and made it a fight. Chavez retains his title for the first time. Photos by Chris Farina/Top Rank and Rafael Soto.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by GOD-FR33 on 11-20-2011

[B]CHAVEZ Jr. can fight! You all FAKE boxing fans are bogus! Now what do you have to say? Yeah, he's still a work in progress but he can fight! Cant wait until he retires MARTINEZ! It's going to be EPIC![/B]

Comment by kiaba360 on 11-20-2011

I'm tired of the diplomacy with some of these fighters. The "I fear no-one, but talk to my promoter" mentality is very counter-productive. No more of this "talk to Bob Arum" bull****, cuz that man has his own agenda. We…

Comment by budfr on 11-20-2011

[QUOTE=javysouthpaw;11450340]I give him hate because of the BS that Top Rank and HBO pulled to get him his belt. If he is not ready to fight the best why is he considered a champion?? This is what is wrong with…

Comment by vacon04 on 11-20-2011

[QUOTE=uglypug;11450518]1.) chavez was suspended for a weight loss supplement NOT steroids. . . difference. . . florucemide or something - ali funeka ussed it too - helps get every last bit of fluid out of you to make weight 2.)…

Comment by UglyPug on 11-20-2011

1.) chavez was suspended for a weight loss supplement NOT steroids. . . difference. . . florucemide or something - ali funeka ussed it too - helps get every last bit of fluid out of you to make weight 2.)…

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